Philip Glass: The 21st Century Concert Experience

Dec 5, 2014 | 01:19:08

On April 5, 2014, pianist, composer and Golden Globe winner Philip Glass was joined by four central Iowa musical directors in a lively discussion about Classical music and new ways to engage audiences through the use of technology and multimedia. Join Philip Glass, moderator John Pemble, Iowa Public Radio Arts and Culture reporter, Joseph Giunta, Des Moines Symphony & Academy music director and conductor, Michael Egel, Des Moines Metro Opera general director, Dr. Jacob Harrison, Iowa State University director of orchestral activities and Chris Ford, frontman for the musical group Christopher the Conquered and Des Moines Music Coalition program manager for this lively, 60-minute discussion, brimming over with wit, good humor and tales of musical bravado, ventured well beyond Classical music into an entertaining dialogue about the experience of art in our technological age.